Volga lights № 3 (1998)

Newsreel №77675, 1 part, duration: 0:09:56, black-white
Production: Nizhne-Volzhskaya newsreel studio
Other authors:D. Popova, A. Ibragimova, N. Kotov, O. Shelyugin, T. Burakova


The first plot of the issue is dedicated to the first land auction in the post-Soviet Russia in the city of Balakovo, Saratov region, which brought the treasury almost half a billion rubles. The second story tells about the opening of a Russian-French furniture manufacturing enterprise in Saratov. The third plot is devoted to the holding in Saratov of the festival "People's Pearls of Russia".

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City views of Saratov.

Newsreel 1900-1917: plowing and sowing.

Balakovo, the first land auction in post-Soviet Russia.

Registration of participants, opening, beginning of the auction.

Popular activists are protesting against the sale of land in private hands, they are removed from the hall.

Bidding is active.

The first buyer of the land.

City views of Balakovo.

March 10, 1998, the solemn launch of the first stage of the Furniture Production Complex of the joint Russian-French enterprise European Furniture Company (EMK).

Workshops and automated furniture production lines.

Festival "Folk Pearls of Russia" in the Saratov Palace of Culture, performed folk folk groups.

Dishes of national cuisine, folk costumes and crafts.

Dances and songs on the stage of the Palace of Culture.

Key words

the first land auction in post-Soviet Russia
the opening of a Russian-French joint venture
festival "People's Pearls of Russia"

Calendar: 1900-1917

Locations: Saratov region [801] Saratov Balakovo

Seasons: Autumn

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